Recipe for Life: The Autobiography (Paperback)
  • Recipe for Life: The Autobiography (Paperback)
zoom

Recipe for Life: The Autobiography (Paperback)

(author)
1 Review Sign in to write a review
£10.99
Paperback 464 Pages
Published: 27/02/2014
  • 5+ in stock

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

Mary Berry is one of our most-loved cookery writers and presenters, but few people know the professional and personal story behind her success. In this charming and life-affirming autobiography, you'll discover the highs and lows of her remarkable life . . .

From the moment she came into the world - two weeks early, throwing her parents' lives into disarray - Mary has gracefully but firmly done things her own way.

Born in 1935, in the city of Bath, Mary's childhood was a curious mix of idyllic picnics and ramblings, and alarming air raids; of a spirited and outdoorsy home life and a dreaded school existence. All nearly cut horribly short by an almost fatal bout of polio when she was thirteen, which isolated Mary in hospital, away from beloved family and friends for months.

Recovery saw her turn to her one true passion - cookery. And so began a love affair that has spanned six remarkable decades; from demonstrating ovens in the early 1950s to producing glossy food magazines in the 60s and 70s, gradually becoming the country's most prolific and - many would say - best loved cookery writer. Until her emergence in the 21st century as a TV sensation and style icon on the Great British Bake Off.

In this touching, evocative and fascinating memoir, we accompany Mary on her journey of nearly eighty years; a life lived to the full, with a wicked sense of fun and an eye for the absurd, it is the life of a delightfully traditional but thoroughly modern woman.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405912853
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 366 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 29 mm

You may also be interested in...

T.V.
Added to basket
£25.00   £20.00
Hardback
Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing
Added to basket
Watford Forever
Added to basket
£22.00   £17.99
Hardback
Karma
Added to basket
£22.00   £16.99
Hardback
The Radfords
Added to basket
£20.00   £16.99
Hardback
Abroad in Japan
Added to basket
£10.99   £8.99
Paperback
Brutally Honest
Added to basket
£10.99   £9.49
Paperback
This Much is True
Added to basket
Just Kids
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Crying in H Mart
Added to basket
And Away...
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
The Twat Files
Added to basket
£9.99   £8.49
Paperback
Berserker!
Added to basket
£22.00   £16.99
Hardback
You Need To Exist
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
The Twat Files
Added to basket
£22.00
Hardback
Abroad in Japan
Added to basket
£16.99
Hardback

“Oh Mary!”

What a life! Such an interesting read, I absolutely loved it.

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 67

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: